TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. An example of using a social networking tool, Ning, in an online class is reported.&#.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. to version 3.6.6

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Presenting UpsideLMS Version 4.0

Upside Learning

Today we reach a significant milestone as we release UpsideLMS Version 4.0 - a comprehensive, fully-featured learning management system delivered on a robust, scalable and reliable architecture. Here I am sharing a quick overview of what’s new in Version 4.0 and I encourage you to take a tour OR a trial and let me know of your thoughts on the latest version of our product. UpsideLMS Version 4.0 UpsideLMS Version 4.0 Version 4.0

L&D Trends, Time Estimates: ID and eLearning Links 3/2/2021

Experiencing eLearning

Because the questions have been updated, these numbers aren’t really directly comparable to past versions of this study. While following folks on social media can be a good way to discover new things and to interact with others, RSS gives you control and customization over what you see.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. different version of your courses for the myriad.

From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/24/2010 From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6 With the pace that new versions of eFront are released is easy to not get enough information of improvements and new futures that have been added since the initial version 3.6 Version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

3 Things I'm Looking Forward To In Lectora Version 11

Integrated Learnings

By Jay Lambert Trivantis gave a sneak preview of their upcoming Lectora Version 11 release at this week's user conference in Chicago. Many of us have been nervous that Version 11 brings a complete interface redesign (yes, I still fondly remember the old "traffic lights" from before the previous redesign). Version 11 brings more Social Media integration which will excite many. Version 11 will allow developers to change the properties of multiple selected objects.

Knowledge Direct Version 6.0 Learning Managment System (LMS) Now Available

Association eLearning

Digitec released the latest version of the award-winning Knowledge Direct learning management system this month. Version 6.0 “Knowledge Direct users will benefit from an even more intuitive, user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing interface in Version 6.0,” said Amy Bassett, Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. ” New Version 6.0 Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

LearnerScript Compatible with Moodle 3.9 Now

LearnerScript

version done. version. As the routine part of releasing the new updates, the latest version is the first of the two versions a year. Social network site MoodleNet from where you can search and import content. version.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. need to create multiple versions of. largest brands including DropBox, Facebook, BP and Credit Suisse transform. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

New Knowledge Direct® LMS Version 6.5.1 Now Available

Association eLearning

Digitec has just released the latest version of its award-winning Knowledge Direct learning management system (LMS). Check out what’s NEW in version 6.5.1! If you are a current Knowledge Direct partner and would like a complimentary upgrade to version 6.5.1, If you would like to see a demo of the Knowledge Direct LMS, including the latest enhancements available in new version 6.5.1, Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Lights, Camera, Action! Welcome New Versions of Snagit!

TechSmith Camtasia

I'm happy to announce new versions of Snagit 11 for Windows and Snagit on Mac 2 are available today! Video Outputs to Camtasia Studio, Screencast.com, YouTube, FTP, Facebook and Twitter (Windows and Mac). Image Outputs to Facebook, Twitter and Evernote (Windows and Mac). And, fear not, the free version of Jing is not going anywhere. Snagit on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Snagit. I can't wait to hear what you think about the new versions of Snagit!

eFrontPro got talent: version 4.4 released with major new features

eFront

The technology is used to secure highly critical systems such as banking websites and corporate accounts, but has been seeing widespread adoption from popular SaaS providers such as Google, Facebook and Apple too. These include: • Content versioning. As far as minor features go, this one is a biggie: past versions of a unit are saved and can be retrieved for future reference, allowing you to keep a history of your unit edits and changes.

Alternatives to Facebook Groups

LearnDash

Should you be using Facebook Groups to supplement your online course? Recently one of the more common questions I have seen asked of us is whether there are any alternatives to using Facebook Groups for the community portion of an online course. I suspect that the increase in this inquiry is the result of the recent events of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Why do we use Facebook Groups for course community building? This naturally is not the case with Facebook.

The LMS and SNS – A Fine Balance

Upside Learning

That the LMS needs to incorporate social learning elements is no longer a point of debate but both a question of survival for the LMS itself and also a test of how the LMS handles the balance of both the elements of training and the ‘networkedness’ of the social learning. We’ve been hearing of experts commenting that LMSs today don’t come with appropriate social media technology built in. The system is geared to offer the human face required for social interactions.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. More likely, if they dont have version control tools, its because they havent even thought about it. I suppose most LMS/LCMS keep track of versions on some levels.

Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. Social learning is focused on the learning that people do by interacting with each other online – the informal exchanges that happen in social networking sites, blogs, online discussion groups, etc. Twitter), LinkedIn, etc. Ninety-nine percent of her “social learning examples”were social marketing examples.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

Click here to download the PDF version of the survey. social networking rapid e-learning scenario-based learning rapid e-learning LMS LCMS e-Learning 2.0 How do you inspire others to take action and make a positive change? Stories are powerful as narratives and become a way to communicate persuasively.However, another dimension of stories is how they move people to take actions. This is what Master Storytellers do.

15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –10

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. This week we deliver you a dose of the latest in mobile learning, Web design & development, eLearning and Social Media. 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom. The Social Side Of The Internet. Almost every new client these days wants a mobile version of their website.

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. It also has a magazine like interface and the advantage is that you will get information from outside your standard network. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media.

So does Linkedin really work?

From the Coleface

I’m often asked the question does Linkedin really help or is it a waste of time? Like most social media it allows us to do things that we do in real life faster, more cheaply, with more reach and more publicly (or with less privacy, if you prefer). Fast forward about ten years and I get introduced to Linkedin. It’s a grown-up business version of the hall photo game. I don’t know how many hours I’ve spent (or wasted) on Linkedin.

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

eFront

and IMS Common Catridge and with version 3.6 You can check eFronts acceptance page on ADLs site at: [link] The process for becoming a SCORM adopter includes submission and validation of the original, unedited Summary and Detailed Test Logs showing the Level of Conformance produced by the latest version of the Conformance Test Suite for the respective SCORM version. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6

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Is Twitter the Semantic Web?

Learning with e's

His post was entitled ' Twitter drives traffic to blogs and social networks ', and in it he claims that Twitter is the semantic web. What we do understand however, is that 'intelligent agents' in software will enable computers to filter out what we don't want and push to us what we do want, based on our previous use of search engines, network transactions, etc. It is only a small step from here to automated versions.

20 Team Collaboration Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

Your Training Edge

You can expand and modify the fields in each data entry, link entries together, and in the paid version, set up Gantt charts and other project management systems. Asana is a well-known project management app, and for good reason: It’s attractive, easy-to-use, and offers a lot of features even in the free version. If your team is tired of playing detective and trying to figure out which version of an emailed file is the latest, you might find Bit.ai Facebook Workplace.

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Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees."These Please download the PDF version of the PowerPoint. Inventory and map your environment – on page 27 of the PDF , there are four dimensions of Social and Collaborative Learning; we need to understand where we are and design a strategy. and Social Networking tools. Manage Micro-Networks and Micro-Results.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. LinkedIn - for groups Everyone knows LinkedIn. However, as facilitator, you should also know how LinkedIn groups work and how you can facilitate conversations in groups. Are you already an administrator of one or several LinkedIn groups?

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Virtual clans

Learning with 'e's

The latter have made the conceptual leap of seeing the mobile phone as a multi-functional communication tool, and as we have already seen, have developed their own reduced or slang version of common language. Another example is the social networking tribe which boasts many clans, such as the WhatsApp clan, the Instagram clan, the YouTube clan and so on. One particularly interesting comparison can be made between the users of Flickr and Facebook.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Older versions are archived. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. Social Network. Facebook. LinkedIn.

The Modern Virtual Classroom Is Global, Mobile, and Social

ATD Learning Technologies

Trends in business and training include globalization, mobility, and social networking. Click here to read full version By establishing a foundation of knowledge and skills in these areas, training professionals can get ahead of the trends and create core practices in their organizations.

Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training

eLearning Cyclops

A quick, very informal evaluation of my Online Professional Networking class. Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn. And due to the bank acquisition and upcoming lay-offs, it had a very strong focus on using LinkedIn as a tool for employment networking. Perhaps I will be facilitating some version of this class in the future and then evaluate the class in a more formal manner.

Top Open-Source LMS in 2020 to enhance your learning experience

PSB

Open Source LMSs can also be converted to social learning platforms. As an example, your learners can chat, blog, connect to social network sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.) Moodle is free LMS and can be used for in its vanilla version endlessly.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." My LinkedIn account has my resume, as does Facebook. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. During each I was asked about some of the tools I use personally to get the most from social media–and ultimately learn as much as I can. I've made bold links to the primary social tools that I use. Buffer – Providing an easy way to share tweets (or status updates to most every social network) by allowing you to choose set times to post each day.

Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

mLearning Revolution

Every new version comes with more interactions, more widgets, more timelines, more triggers, more ways of animating text, and more support for all those animations in PowerPoint. A company I want to highlight today, which is doing exactly this, is LinkedIn. One of the ways in which LinkedIn is accomplishing this is by simplifying everything they do , from the friction-less interactions they are implementing on their site (e.g. First, I would like to wish you a Happy New Year.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « First Look Viewer for Second Life Has Voice | Main | Who Are the Beavers? » June 24, 2007 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog) This is a great list.and the following post is 50 MORE games !